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One solution to wreck privacy-hating websites: Flood them with bogus info using browser tools

Alan Brown Silver badge

Re: Mutant 59

"There is no reason to think that if people paid a monthly fee to use Facebook, Facebook wouldn't want to collect all that yummy information anymore."

Exactly THIS.

Google's single biggest mistake in the last 20 years was to buy Doubleclick. Doubleclick destroyed what made Google great.

That might sound silly, until you realise that if Google hadn't bought up Doubleclick, the most hated company on the Internet at the time would have gone out of business within weeks. Instead its execs are now the senior execs at Google and their tactics/policies are now Google's tactics and policies.

That was when "Don't be Evil" died.

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